Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies, Policy and Law

Galesburg, Knox County
Aug 19, 2014
Position Type
Tenured & Tenure-Track
Knox College invites applications for a tenure-track position in its Department of Environmental Studies, starting fall of 2015. Candidates should have expertise in environmental policy and law, and have experience working with diverse populations of students. Desirable secondary specializations would include: history, ethics, journalism, literature, gender studies, or area studies. Teaching load is six courses per year. At the time of appointment Ph.D. is preferred; ABD candidates will be considered. To apply, please submit curriculum vitae, statement of teaching and research interests and goals, evidence of effective teaching, and two academic letters of reference to Professor Katherine Adelsberger, Department of Environmental Studies, at Review of applications begins on September 19, 2014. Environmental Studies, an interdisciplinary department within the sciences, began offering a major in 2000 and currently graduates 18 majors a year. The successful candidate will have primary responsibility for shaping the development of the social science portion of the Environmental Studies program. For more information, visit our web site: Knox College is an independent, top-100 national liberal arts college. Founded in 1837 in Galesburg, Illinois, Knox enrolls 1,400 students from 48 states and more than 51 countries who have a strong passion for and commitment to intellectual community and experiential education. In keeping with a 177-year commitment to equal rights, we particularly welcome applications from women and members of other under-represented groups.